Archives International Auctions Auction 84 April 4, 2023

Archives International Auctions - Sale 84 87 April 4, 2023 Archives International Auctions U.S. TRAVELER’S CHECKS Various Locations 469 469 Wells Fargo & Co., ND (ca.1907-1909) Proof Traveler’s Check. Wells Fargo & Co., ND (ca.1907-1909), $20 Proof Traveler’s Check, Olive gray-green on thin semi-glossy card, intaglio printed, Native American at left, Margins with various countries exchange rate equivalencies, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ, with light toning at bottom margin. Republic BNC. Rare in this format ����������������������� Est. $140-280 TRAVELER’S CHECKS USA 470 470 Wells Fargo & Co. Trio of Specimen Travelers Checks. ND (1916) USA, ND (1916). $10, $50, and $100 Wells Fargo Specimen Travelers Checks. All are PMG graded gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ with comment “selvage included.” (3). �� Est. $300-500 U.S. DEPRESSION SCRIP New Jersey 471 471 Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1933 Depression Scrip Pair and NRA (National Recovery Administration $5 Check Sponsored by Edison. West Orange, NJ, March 6, 1933, Lot of 3 pieces, includes: Thomas A. Edison, Inc., $1, S/N 000277; and, $2, S/N 000021, denomination depression scrip notes, I/U, Black on green underprint with multiple light pink “Thomas A Edison” signatures overprinted multiple times, similar to his signature and endorsed in purple ink by hand by on the $2 note, Charles Edison, Thomas’s son. The $1 note is hand signed and endorsed by the paymaster. Small text states “Five days after the termination of the Bank Holiday declared by the President of the U.S. of A in his proclamation of March 6, 1933.....payable without interest at any time on or after the maturity hereof at the office of the undersigned at West Orange, NJ”. Also included is a large format check with the N.R.A. and eagle logo in middle with “Now is the time to buy” Edison Check on top. It is dated October 17, 1933 from Orange, NJ. Evidently, the check was given, possibly to Edison employees to spend on something “that you would not have bought”, to stimulate the local economy. Uncirculated condition. Historic group of Edison and depression related fiscal items. (3) ��������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $350-700 Ohio 472 472 County of Cuyahoga, Ohio, 1933, Proof Depression Scrip Cleveland, County of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 1, 1933. $1, Face proof printed on glossy white paper in green with plate number at bottom “5816” with approximately 1/2 inch large margins surrounding note, Choice AU to Uncirculated. Rare in this format. Republic BNC. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200